President greets nation on New Near 2020

President M Abdul Hamid today greeted the countrymen on the occasion of New Year 2020.

In a message, on the eve of the New Year, he wished happiness and

welfare for all in 2020.

The President said though the celebration of Bengali New Year has merged

with the national culture, the English new year influences all because of the

widespread use of English calendar in daily activities.

The English new year brings new hopes to the national's social,

political, economic and cultural areas, the President added.

Moreover, the year 2020 is very glorious as this year is the birth

centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, he

said.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)